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  • Garth Brooks to Perform for Fans at 300+ Drive-In Theaters on June 27

    PLSN Staff | News | June 11, 2020NASHVILLE - Garth Brooks and Encore Live are creating a concert event for fans that will bring the performer’s show to some 300 drive-in theaters around the U.S. Brooks announced the concert event June 11 on Good Morning America. The one-night concert event, set for June 27, is expected to accommodate 250 to 300 carloads per site, with tickets priced at $100 per vehicle. Read More...
  • Health Official: Postponed 2020 Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals Will Have to Be Canceled

    PLSN Staff | News | June 11, 2020INDIO, CA – Coachella 2020, which had been postponed from two weekends in April to October this year, will have to be canceled due to the persistence of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Riverside County health officials. AEG/Goldenvoice’s Stagecoach festival, also postponed, will also have to be canceled, according to reports. Read More...
  • ChamSys Announces Winners of Online Programming Competition

    PLSN Staff | News | June 10, 2020  SOUTHAMPTON, UK – With many designers and programmers looking for new challenges during the lockdown, the ChamSys Online Programming Competition offered a creative outlet: the chance to program the power packed 200-plus fixture rig that CHAUVET Professional had earmarked for the company’s stand at the 2020 ProLight + Sound exhibit before the show was […] Read More...
  • Concert Shop Becomes Behind the Scenes Pledge-a-Product Partner

    PLSN Staff | News | June 9, 2020  NYC – Behind the Scenes is pleased to announce that Concert Shop has become a Pledge-a-Product Partner by pledging to donate a percentage of sales from their Blaklader® Workwear line.  Blaklader® is Sweden’s leading producer of heavy working clothes. They are functional, durable, and designed for work. For more information or to shop the […] Read More...
  • A.C. ProMedia and AUDAC to Participate in InfoComm Connected

    PLSN Staff | News | June 9, 2020  NORTH AMERICA, J– A.C. ProMedia, distributor of state-of-the-art a/v products and technologies is excited to be introducing AUDAC to the North American market during InfoComm Connected 2020. More details from AC  ProMedia (www.acpromedia.com): “In April 2020 A.C. ProMedia announced their exclusive North American partnership with AUDAC. We are delighted to be able to continue […] Read More...
  • Harford Sound Goes Beyond Basic Livestreams With All CHAUVET Professional Rig

    PLSN Staff | News | June 9, 2020  JOPPA, MD – With its 76 fixtures and 18’ by 10’ video wall, the rig set up inside the Harford Sound warehouse looks like it’s being prepped for a live event. But the impressive collection of CHAUVET Professional lights and F4IP LED video panels isn’t going anywhere, nor was it ever intended to. Instead, it […] Read More...
  • Jimmy O. Yang Comedy Special Lit with Elation Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | June 9, 2020SEATTLE - Jimmy O. Yang’s debut stand-up comedy special on Amazon Prime, Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal, was lit with a design by LD Marc Janowitz that included Elation Rayzor 760 and Fuze Z350 LED wash lights. The show was recorded in Seattle late last year. Read More...
  • The New Reality of Staging and Seating Design after COVID

    PLSN Staff | News | June 8, 2020  MINNEAPOLIS – COVID-19 has led to a new norm of social distancing that will undoubtedly play a major role in how people gather at events in the coming months and years. As sporting games, live theater productions, conventions and other events slowly return, it’s likely that many of these venues will make efforts to adapt […] Read More...
  • GLP Launch 10 Out Of 10 Video Series

    PLSN Staff | News | June 8, 2020  SAN FERNANDO, CA – GLP are launching a new series of short form, fun and informative interview videos with lighting designers from around the industry. More details from GLP (www.Germanlightproducts.com): The series will see videos released on a weekly basis with different designers facing the same 10 questions. Covering their career starts, their career […] Read More...
  • Four draft TSP standards in public review from ESTA

    PLSN Staff | News | June 8, 2020NY – Four draft standards are posted for public review on ESTA’s Technical Standards Program website. Two are rigging standards with a comment due date of June 28. Two are photometrics standards with comment due dates of July 13 and August 3. Materially affected parties are invited to review them at http://estalink.us/pr. BSR E1.6-1, Powered Rigging […] Read More...
  • Dropkick Murphys’ Streaming Outta Fenway Show Lifts Spirits in Boston

    Nook Schoenfeld | News | June 8, 2020BOSTON - Following the success of their St. Patrick’s Day livestream performance, the Dropkick Murphys’ May 29 Streaming Outta Fenway gig, with a remote assist from Bruce Springsteen, was the first-ever music event without a live audience to be held at a major U.S. venue as the band members played on the infield at Boston’s legendary baseball park. Read More...
  • Showtime Sound Creates Virtual Beach Vibe with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | June 8, 2020  BALTIMORE – The weather in eastern Maryland never got much past 70 degrees on Saturday May 23,  but the vibe in the improvised studio at Showtime Sound’s warehouse was decidedly tropical. Aaron Kovelman, the company’s Director of Design and Production, saw to that by creating breezy, colorful, beach-like visuals for its one-hour Virtual Island […] Read More...
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